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Tahoe City Post Office set for rush

Sun staff report

With the holiday mailing rush heating up, the Tahoe City Post Office is extending its weekend hours.

On Saturday Dec. 15 and Saturday Dec. 22, the Tahoe City office will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., according to Caroline Cutler, the Tahoe City postmaster. The post office is located at 950 North Lake Blvd., Ste 12.

The Tahoe City Post Office is also offering tips to get packages out in a timely manner.

Cutler said packages weighing more than 13 ounces bearing postage stamps must be presented to a retail associate at the Post Office and can’t be dropped in a blue collection boxes.

The best consumer value may be the Priority Flat Rate Boxes. Customers pay a flat rate of $8.95 no matter the weight of the package or its destination. Packages can weigh up to 70 pounds and measure up to 130 inches in combined length and width ” width is measured around the largest point of the package.

Don’t forget to mail packages using Priority Mail by Dec. 20 and Express Mail no later than Dec. 22 to ensure delivery by Christmas.